Steph Curry has had a productive season, but his game-to-game performance has been all over the map, with some recent scoring chances looking unusually low for arguably the greatest clean shooter the NBA has ever seen. In a matchup on Thursday against the Dallas Mavericks, the line at BetMGM currently sits at 24.5 points for Curry.
In his last two games, the shooter has scored 27 and 34 points. He did this on a total of 26 three-point attempts. On February 24, Curry only played 27-27 against the Portland Trail Blazers – the Warriors just didn’t need much of him in a 132-95 blowout.
If you throw that game away, Curry has had 25-plus points in five of his last six, with a .469 field goal percentage on 19.9 field goal attempts and 11.0 three-point attempts per game. Curry has been much more consistent over the past three weeks or so.
The Mavericks have the fifth-best defensive rating of the season at 107.4, but that number has fallen to 16th at 113.3 over the past five games.
Dallas and Golden State met just last Sunday in a game that ended up scoring fairly poorly, with the Mavericks winning 107-101. Curry finished that game with 27 points and 10 assists, and did so while making only three of his 10 three-point attempts.
Curry is a 42.7 percent career three-pointer and broke the record for most career three-pointers earlier this season. If he finds that shot behind the arc a little more than he has in recent games, Curry could fall well north of the 25 points it would take to hit the over for Thursday’s game.
When Curry isn’t struggling with illness or injury, I’ll put my money on the club’s greatest marksman to go above 25 points for practically every night.
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